The X Factor (2004– )

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A British music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions.

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A British music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions.

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It's time to face the music

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Series winners: Steve Brookstein (series 1), Shayne Ward (series 2), Leona Lewis (series 3), Leon Jackson (series 4), Alexandra Burke (series 5), Joe McElderry (series 6), Matt Cardle (series 7), Little Mix (series 8), James Arthur (series 9), Sam Bailey (series 10), Ben Haenow (series 11). See more »

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Simon Cowell: [to a bad auditionee] You couldn't win this competition even if you were the only one in it!
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Become a childish "my acts better than yours" show instead of a talent show.
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I used to quite enjoy the X Factor when it first started, however I have been increasingly fed up with the way everybody takes to too seriously and the way the judges act like little spoilt kids especially when someone criticises "their" act.

The auditions are good though and by far the best part of the series. I always find them very funny.

If the judges weren't also mentors, maybe it would improve the show and stop the stupid jibs at other judges acts. Its just so childish.

I think for the next series, I'll watch the auditions and forget the rest.

Turn the clock back to the 90's and bring some decent Saturday shows back to life!


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